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Description

Electricians plan, prepare install, test, connect, commission, maintain, alter and repair electrical equipment, wiring and control systems and apply the knowledge and skills obtained, in a variety of contexts. Electricians qualified through this qualification will be able to plan, prepare, install, maintain, commission and fault find a range of equipment and systems within a variety of electrical installations in the construction, manufacturing, chemical, energy, mining, municipal, agricultural and railway environments.

Various specialisation areas where a learner must first be qualified as an electrician are the areas of metering, high voltage and medium voltage (HV and MV), live work, hazardous areas, medium and high voltage cable jointing, switching and protection.

What Will I Learn?

  • Plan and prepare work site, equipment, tools, consumables and materials for electrical activities and operations.
  • Install, wire and connect electrical equipment and control systems.
  • Test and inspect electrical equipment, control systems and installations.
  • Commission control systems and installations.
  • Maintain and repair electrical equipment, control systems and installations.

Duration

  • Fulltime – 24 months
  • RPL – to be completed within a year.

Entry Level Requirements

  • NQF Level 1 qualification with Mathematics and Science (NOTE: The learner must be age 16 and over). The entry requirements of the Qualification will allow learners leaving the general schooling system after Grade 9 to gain access to the qualification.

Curriculum For This Course

22 Modules
399 Days

Knowledge Modules:

9 Modules
91 Days

Module 1: Health, Safety, Quality and Legislation 1 Topic 40 Hours

  • - Safety, health, environment, risk and quality principles in the workplace40 Hours

Module 2: Tools, Equipment and Materials 2 Topics 64 Hours

  • - Hand tools and power tools32 Hours
  • - Measuring and testing instruments 32 Hours

Module 3: Electricity and electronics 3 Topics 104 Hours

  • - Fundamentals of electricity 36 Hours
  • - Electronics 32 Hours
  • - Electrical principles of appliances36 Hours

Module 4: Electricity and electronics 1 Topic 16 Hours

  • - Introduction to the world of work and the electrical trade16 Hours

Module 5: Wire ways and wiring 3 Topics 88 Hours

  • - Wire ways30 Hours
  • - Wiring of installations30 Hours
  • - Earthing and bonding 28 Hours

Module 6: Rotating electrical machinery 3 Topics 104 Hours

  • - Rotating electrical machinery - AC motors36 Hours
  • - Rotating Electrical Machinery - DC motors 36 Hours
  • - Rotating electrical machinery - Alternators and Generators 32 Hours

Module 7: Electrical supply systems and components 6 Topics 248 Hours

  • - Concepts, theories and principles of supply Systems 50 Hours
  • - Batteries24 Hours
  • - Transformers 50 Hours
  • - Types of cables and applications50 Hours
  • - Switchgear and control gear 50 Hours
  • - Lighting systems24 Hours

Module 8: Low Voltage protection 1 Topic 40 Hours

  • - Low voltage protection40 Hours

Module 9: Fault Finding 1 Topic 24 Hours

  • - Fault Finding24 Hours

Practical Modules:

8 Modules
113 Days

Module 1: Use hand and power tools 6 Topics 176 Hours

  • - Select, use and care of engineering hand tools26 Hours
  • - Select, use and care for power tools 30 Hours
  • - Select, use and care for electrical measuring instruments ? Hours
  • - Perform soldering activities 30 Hours
  • - Carry out basic electric arc welding in an electrical environment 30 Hours
  • - Carry out basic gas cutting in an electrical environment 30 Hours

Module 2: Plan and prepare process for the wiring, connection, testing, inspecting, commissioning and maintaining of electrical installations and control system 3 Topics 40 Hours

  • - Undertake risk assessment in accordance with all statutory requirements10 Hours
  • - Read and interpret electrical drawings 20 Hours
  • - Plan the worksite set-up10 Hours

Module 3: Prepare worksite set up for installing, wiring and connecting electrical equipment and control systems 3 Topics 24 Hours

  • - Procure resources8 Hours
  • - Prepare and transport resources 8 Hours
  • - Prepare work site, equipment, tools, consumables and materials 8 Hours

Module 4: Install wire-ways 3 Topics 40 Hours

  • - Confirm the selection and installation method of the selected wire ways 10 Hours
  • - Use installation tools and equipment 10 Hours
  • - Design and install wire ways 20 Hours

Module 5: Install, wire and connect electrical equipment and control systems 6 Topics 304 Hours

  • - Identify hazards within the installation 20 Hours
  • - Confirm the selection and installation method of the electrical equipment and control systems 22 Hours
  • - Use installation tools and personal protective equipment22 Hours
  • - Install equipment and control systems 80 Hours
  • - Wire electrical equipment and control systems80 Hours
  • - Terminate and connect cables and conductors80 Hours

Module 6: Conduct pre-commission inspection (power off;) fault find and test new and existing installations 2 Topics 40 Hours

  • - Inspect electrical equipment, control systems and installations under power off conditions10 Hours
  • - Test electrical equipment, control systems and installations under power off conditions 30 Hours

Module 7: Carry out commissioning tests 3 Topics 104 Hours

  • - Carry out commissioning tests (with power on) on electrical installations and control systems 34 Hours
  • - Rectify defects found on electrical installations and control systems 40 Hours
  • - Report product deficiencies and rectify workmanship30 Hours

Module 8: Fault find and repair electrical control systems and electrical installations 4 Topics 176 Hours

  • - Obtain work instructions and gather drawings and documentation 30 Hours
  • - Select tools and testing instruments 30 Hours
  • - Carry out fault finding58 Hours
  • - Rectify faults where applicable 58 Hours

Workplace Modules:

5 Modules
195 Days

Module 1: Planning and preparation process for the wiring, connection, testing, inspecting, commissioning and maintaining of electrical installations and control systems 3 Topics 80 Hours

  • - Observe and assist a qualified person in the planning and preparation process for electrical installations and control systems 26 Hours
  • - Plan and prepare for electrical installations and control systems under the direct supervision of a qualified person 26 Hours
  • - Undertake all activities without assistance, but under supervision, to plan and prepare for electrical installations 28 Hours

Module 2: Processes of installing, wiring and connecting of electrical equipment and control systems 3 Topics 740 Hours

  • - Observe and assist a qualified electrician in the processes of installation, wiring and connection of electrical equipment and control systems 246 Hours
  • - Install, wire and connect electrical equipment and control systems under the direct supervision of a qualified electrician 246 Hours
  • - Undertake all activities without assistance, but under supervision, to install, wire and connect electrical equipment and control systems 248 Hours

Module 3: Processes of testing and inspecting electrical installations and control systems 3 Topics 150 Hours

  • - Observe and assist a qualified person in the processes of testing and inspecting of electrical equipment, control systems and installations 50 Hours
  • - Processes of testing and inspecting of electrical equipment, control systems and installations under the direct supervision of a qualified person 50 Hours
  • - Undertake all activities without assistance, but under supervision, in the processes of testing and inspecting of electrical equipment, control systems and installations50 Hours

Module 4: Processes of commissioning electrical installations and control systems 3 Topics 150 Hours

  • - Observe and assist a qualified person in the processes of commissioning electrical installations and control systems 50 Hours
  • - Processes of commissioning electrical installations and control systems under the direct supervision of a qualified person 50 Hours
  • - Undertake all activities without assistance, but under supervision, to commission electrical installations and control systems 50 Hours

Module 5: Maintenance processes for equipment, control systems and electrical installations 3 Topics 440 Hours

  • - Observe and assist a qualified person in the maintenance processes for equipment, control systems and electrical installations 146 Hours
  • - Maintenance processes for equipment, control systems and electrical installations under the direct supervision of a qualified person 146 Hours
  • - Undertake all activities without assistance, but under supervision, in maintenance processes for equipment, control systems and electrical installations148 Hours

Facilitators

  • info@ebmtcacademy.org.za
  • 011 035 3600

Occupational Certificate: Electrician

Facilitator: We Are Recruiting

Please contact us for an oppurtunity to join our training team, send your CV to info@ebmtcacademy.org.za or contact 011 035 3600